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camouflage

a disguise resulting from an organism having similar coloration to the background, or markings which cause breaking of the outline (DISRUPTIVE COLORATION), so that the organism blends into the background and is hidden from predators. See CRYPTIC COLORATION.
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This week, engineers at Cornell University report on their invention of stretchable surfaces with programmable 3D texture morphing, a synthetic "camouflaging skin" inspired by studying and modeling the real thing in octopus and cuttlefish.
The skin of the octopus or the camouflaging mollusks like, squid or cuttlefish is functioning in the same manner.
During the Great War, the appearance of the dazzle pattern was the first attempt at camouflaging sea vessels.
By blending--by camouflaging itself--the Beast can see but cannot be seen.
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Jeremy and Danielle Boyd can turn new deer skulls into works of art through beetling, whitening, and camouflaging, and they can restore old skulls through the same processes.